[maemo-users] Auto Shut Off of 810

From: Dr. Nicholas Shaw Doc at DocHarley.com
Date: Tue Dec 8 18:13:23 EET 2009
It was the battery.  I tried a couple of cheapie batteries then went to a
Nokia battery.  Problem went away so I'm a happy camper and didn't have to
reflash. :-)


-----Original Message-----
From: maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org [mailto:maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org]
On Behalf Of Xavier Bestel
Sent: Friday, November 06, 2009 10:02 AM
To: maemo-users at maemo.org
Subject: Re: Auto Shut Off of 810

Jonathan Hudson:
> I had a problem on the N800 rebooting frequently on charger.
> Eventually, I discovered it was one particular charger, charging from an
> alternate charger or a USB charger gave a stable machine.

Jean-Christian de Rivaz:
> I have observed the same things with my N810 too. The problem go more 
> end more worse with the time, to the point where it reboot every 3 to
> 5 
> minutes. I then inspected the battery and see that it shape is not 
> completely flat anymore but have some difference in the height of his 
> main surfaces. It's very noticeable by passing the finger along the
> surface.
> I have buy a new battery and then my N810 work now like a new one.

> It's part of the instability of the OS. If it's been a long time since
> you've reflashed and/or have lots of apps and data installed it will
> do that. A clean reflash will probably fix it. I haven't been able to
> identify any particular app as a culprit. I recently reflashed my N800
> that was having that and other power issues (as well as some other
> even more serious ones), and it's working fine now. This time around
> I'm only reinstalling the apps I use a lot, although some of the
> idiotic dependency issues are forcing the install of some things I
> don't want or need...

How nice .. 1 problem, 3 different causes and solutions :)


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